On social media, I see people
running races to raise money to find a cure for breast cancer, I watch people
fly to foreign countries to climb mountains and raise money for cancer and I see bloggers
get flown to Africa to raise awareness about very poor communities.
TruckingInfo, studies show that people
talking on a cell phone while driving stop doing the scanning of the
environment that identifies potential hazards. They develop tunnel vision.
can see this if you walk through an airport," he said. "Everyone's
trying to talk and walk at the same time, and they don't do it very well.
They're walking a little slow, their head's fixed about 10 feet ahead. Drivers
do the same thing."
whether you're using a handheld or a hands-free phone.
A 2004 study
conducted on simulators found no difference between handheld and hands-free. "The cell phone distracted drivers had slower reaction times and were more
likely to crash than drivers with a .08 blood alcohol content, the legal drunk
driving threshold," the Minneapolis StarTribune reported.